Carol Jarvis, an active Lake Taylor Auxiliary member, recently received the 2008 Jefferson Award in recognition of her numerous volunteer services over the years. A founding member & immediate past president of Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital Auxiliary; a tireless activist for the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia; an esteemed volunteer for the Senior Olympics; a dedicated volunteer with Lee’s Friends; and, so much more – Carol Jarvis was honored on October 26th at the Chesapeake Conference Center.
“Carol’s leadership qualities and dedication to this hospital have made a positive impact on so many lives,” said Tammy Ferguson, Lake Taylor’s director of Volunteer Services. “Her loyal work ethic, dependability and honesty are demonstrated in everything she approaches. We’re privileged to have her as part of the Lake Taylor team.”
The Jefferson Awards and the American Institute for Public Service were founded in 1972 to honor the highest ideals and achievements in the field of public service in the US. Through its annual Jefferson Awards, the institute recognizes the dedication, sacrifice and accomplishments of individuals serving the American people and strives to develop new leadership. This award is designed to recognize the countless private individuals across the country who are performing extraordinary public service in their local communities.